Why Get Five Star REO Certified?

Introducing the Five Star REO Certification! Online Courses

Asset managers are searching for real estate professionals who have a strong foundation of REO core knowledge and who are well-trained and prepared to handle all aspects of REO management, REO workflow processing, providing broker price opinions, property preservation, REO closings, marketing properties, and much more.

The Five Star Institute has streamlined the Five Star REO Certification process, making it attainable by attending a single, intense one-and-half-day certification training!  If you're looking for a way to stand out in today's competitive real estate marketplace, the Five Star REO Certification is the certification for you. Carrying with it all the prestige that accompanies the name "Five Star", it is a sign to the industry that you're committed REO excellence and success.


Among the Benefits of this Exclusive Certification:

  • Identify yourself with the default servicing industry’s most recognized source of specialized training for REO management.
  • Notification to FSI’s extensive network of servicers, asset managers, and other leading organizations in default servicing of your completion of the Five Star REO Certification.
  • Five Star REO Certification certificate of achievement.
  • Five Star REO Certified logo for personal use on business cards, marketing pieces, etc.
  • Periodic listing of all Five Star REO Certified professionals in DS News.
  • Special recognition at Five Star events, including the annual Five Star Default Servicing Conference and Expo.
  • Market yourself as a specialist in the default servicing community and become a preferred resource to the industry, as well as part of FSI’s united marketing effort to the lender/servicer community.
  • A comprehensive manual on REO processes and techniques.

Description of the REO Certification:

  • PARTICIPATE IN THE ACTION-PACKED, TWO-DAY, HIGH-INTENSITY REO TRAINING that will fully equip you with skills in:
  • REO Management                         Workflow Processing                    BPO Delivery
    Property Preservation                    Marketing Strategies                     Nuances of REO Closings
    Working with GSEs

  • BE A PART OF THE FSI UNITED MARKETING EFFORT TO THE LENDER/SERVICER COMMUNITY as we forge our message of recognizing our educated and certified members as their best choice in real estate professionals.
  • FULL USE OF THE FSI REO CERTIFIED SEAL IN ALL MARKETING AND DIRECTORY LISTINGS as long as you maintain your certification each year.
  • BENEFIT FROM REGULAR PROMOTION OF FSI’S REO CERTIFICATION IN DS NEWS MAGAZINE, on all related websites, and at every Five Star event.
  • ENGAGE IN LIVELY DISCUSSIONS AND INTERACT WITH YOUR PEERS through periodic updates and webinars.
  • STAY CONNECTED BY RECEIVING REGULAR POSTINGS OF THE MOST UP-TO-DATE CONTENT concerning the latest REO topics.
  • MEMBERSHIP IN AN ELITE LEAGUE OF REO CERTIFIED AGENTS.

*Formerly known as the Five Star Professional (FSP) designation. Current FSPs will automatically earn this certification to replace the FSP designation.